11:00 am - 11:00 pm 🍺 The Olympic Tavern's 74th Birthday Party
The Olympic Tavern, 2327 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 815-962-8758 🌎
Wow.... 2019 will be our 74th year in business at Fulton and Main.
Time sure flies when you're having fun, huh?
We'd love for you to join us and celebrate our birthday weekend -- RSVP here, as we'll be planning, updating and adding more fun to this page as we approach the date...
Of course, it's only fitting that we pull some special kegs out from deep in our beer cellar and share them with our friends, so we'll be tapping the following kegs throughout this weekend:
taplist TBA....
And to all our fans -- we truly thank you for your patronage. We appreciate that you've made us part of your neighborhood and your lives. From all our staff and the Rotello family, we'd like to thank you all so much.
Cheers to the next 74!

 

7:00 am - 7:00 pm 🍺 Battle to the Dunes
On Tour Brewing Co., 1725 W. Hubbard St., Chicago 312-796-3119 🌎
A Two Day Bike Camping trip from Chicago to Indiana Dunes National Park with Adventure Cycling Association. Hosted by Out Our Front Door.
For more info visit: www.outourfrontdoor.org/

 

10:00 am 🍺 Half Year Memberships at I&G
Iron&Glass, 632 S Weber Rd., Romeoville, IL (815) 782-5559 🌎
Holla for Half Year Memberships!
Starting June 1st you can purchase half year memberships in store with benefits starting on July 1st. Each half year membership is $70 and will end December 31st.
Benefits Include:

Membership purchases are cash only (sorry!)

 

11:15 am - 5:00 pm 🍺 Skeletonwitch 3 Floyds Banger
Kuma's Corner, 2900 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago (773) 604-8769 🌎
Roll through before the Skeletonwitch w/ Soft Kill, Wiegedood, & Devil Master show on June 1st (11:15am until 4pm) to enter to WIN TICKETS to their show that night at Lincoln Hall.
To Enter: Drink a Three Floyds Temple of the Sun, their collab with the almighty Skeletonwitch, or order our 'Burger of the Month' to enter to win a pair of tickets to the show!
Winners called promptly at 4pm.
Come hang out and bang your head.

 

12:00 - 3:00 pm 🍺 2nd Annual Getting Trash (ED)
Blue Nose Brewery, 6119 East Ave, Hodgkins, IL 708-905-5198 🌎
Hey Everyone!! We are back for our 2nd Annual Getting Trash (ED) Event!! Last year we collected over 300 lbs of TRASH!! We are proud to partner with Hodgkins Park District's Kelly Young !! The fun is going to start at Noon, then finish around 2pm, then we will head back to the brewery for FREE food and beers!
Meet at the brewery at 11:30am.

 

12:00 - 10:00 pm 🍺 Off Square Brewing’s 2nd Anniversary Bash!
Off Square Brewing, 11000 Delaware Pkwy., Crown Point, IN (219) 310-8898 🌎
We couldn’t be more proud to put this event together and to celebrate our 2nd anniversary! We can’t say enough about the community and what your support means to us!
We will celebrate our Two Year Anniversary with a music and food truck festival, and of course... BEER! A few of those barrels you’ve seen in our Taproom will be ready to go, in addition to all of your favorites!
Live Music will be coming from Mike Green, Working Class Zero, Dirt Born, and Alien Syndicate!
Food Trucks will be here from Sizzlebox, Designer Desserts, and more to be announced!
Tickets will be $10 in advance or $15 at the door! Join this Facebook event and stay up to date of event details as they are released.
Portion of the proceeds will benefit Humane Indiana.

 

12:00 - 11:00 pm 🍺 NE IPA, Head Full of Haze Release
Noon Whistle Brewing, 800 E. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, IL​ (630) 376-6895 🌎
Noon Whistle collaborated with our friends from Beerhead Bar and Eatery to make this Denali and Mosaic hopped NE IPA, Head Full of Haze. This beer is only available in our taproom or at any of the Illinois Beerhead locations. Don't miss out on this one!

 

12:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Hyde Park Brew Fest
Harper Court at 53rd and Harper, Chicago  🌎
Let’s kick off summer together at the 6th annual Hyde Park Brew Fest in the heart of downtown Hyde Park.
The event goes from 12p – 9p on Saturday and Sunday and is FREE to attend.
Lots of great food and music and vendors on hand for a family fun weekend.
If you’d like to sample beer and cider from over 50 different brews, be sure to purchase tickets
for the sampling which runs from 1 pm – 7 pm Saturday and Sunday!

 

1:11 - 2:00 pm 🍺 Beer Release! Milkshake Ambrosia and other ECB offerings
Energy City Brewing, 2½ W. Wilson St., Ste. A-1, Batavia, IL (630) 597-5581 🌎
Milkshake Ambrosia, a New England-Style India Pale Ale brewed with Galaxy hops, tangerines, pineapple, marshmallows, coconut and lactose (8.5% ABV). Available at our brewery for tasting and bomber purchases. 1 bottle limit. $14/bomber. ~160 available.
We will also have limited supplies of Hop Reefer (NEIPA), Hop Jon (hazy Pale Ale), Neapolitan Imperial Pastry Stout and our most recent batch of Poputchik, Russian Imperial Stout.
Samples will be poured. Cheers!

 

2:00 - 7:00 pm 🍺 2019 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition
Butler Field at Grant Park, Chicago  🌎
The 2019 Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition will take place on Saturday, June 1st. Located at Butler Field in historic Grant Park, bordered by the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan, the fest will feature more then 200 beers, live music and food from some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks. Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for one of the most anticipated summer craft beer events of the year.
Early Entry – 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm $69
General Admission – 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm $59
Learn More and see the brewer list at ChicagoAleFest.com

 

2:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 One Year Anniversary Party!
Craft & Barrel, 1433 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago 773-549-2227 🌎
We're celebrating one year in business with a (nearly) all-day free tasting! Stop by while we're pouring your beverage of choice, or stay for all three — it is a party after all.

 

2:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Bitter Pops Tastings
Bitter Pops, 3345 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago 773-857-7677 🌎
2 - 4 pm: http://www.spitefulbrewing.com/">Spiteful Radler: a thirst-quenching blend of lager and aromatic, house-made tangerine soda.
4 - 6 pm: St. Feuillien Tasting
6 - 8 pm: Union Horse & Begyle Cocktail Night

 

4:00 - 6:00 pm 🍺 Short Fuse Beer Tasting
Taste Food & Wine, 1506 W. Jarvis, Chicago 773-761-3663 🌎
Short Fuse Brewing Co. will be here pouring!

 

4:00 - 10:00 pm 🍺 Oath Day 7
Solemn Oath Brewery, 1661 Quincy Ave. #179, Naperville IL (630) 995-3062 🌎
Our SEVENTH anniversary is a celebration of the people who support us day in and day out. You.
Each year Oath Day lives as a moment for us to look back and celebrate everything we’ve accomplished and the people and partners that helped us get there. We throw this party for our siblings in Illinois beer helping light the path, our distributors across the country, our accounts everywhere, the mom and pop liquor stores and taverns that have supported us from day one, and the SOBs drinking our beer everywhere.
Join us June 1st and celebrate with us and the family we’ve had the great fortune to build.
TAP LIST:
This years tap list will be the best yet. We'll be announcing this very soon!
TICKETS (Online only):
$20 – General Admission
If you’re coming to shop the market, if you’re coming to support your friends as a DD, or if you’re coming just to hang and have a beer or two then this is the level for you. We’re a brewery that will always push for accessibility, which as the market matures grows more and more rare.
$35 – GA with Beer
If you’re planning on a few pops and enjoy getting them for less money than a la carte, then here your friendly SOB at the gate will slap a three tab wristband above your hand for immediate access to three sixteen-ounce beers. Keep in mind we will not be selling wristbands day of and beer pricing will be $6 drafts.
$50 – SOB Style
Everything above will be included along with the return of the limited edition Lü stange glass and bottomless pours of our award-winning Kölsch. This ticket level is capped at 400.
$100 – Ultimate SOB Level (NEW)
Everything above of course but you also receive a pure fire super limited SOB anniversary goblet and you don’t need to worry about buying your beers that day as this level features all the fills you can handle. Only 100 tickets exist and these lucky few will have exclusive access to the Ultimate SOB Lounge with its own pouring station, cool down spot, and more.
You must be 21+ to attend Oath Day.

 

5:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Bold Spirits Fest
Jonamac Orchard, 19412 Shabbona Rd., Malta, IL (815) 825-2158 🌎
The DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the second gathering of the DeKalb County Bold Spirits on June 1st from 5-9pm!
Enjoy a unique tasting event featuring spirits, wine, hard cider, and craft beers made right here in DeKalb County:
Forge Brewhouse
Jonamac Orchard Cider House
Prairie State Winery
Waterman Winery & Vineyards
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Tickets are $25 per person and will include entry to the event, 10 tasting tickets, and a souvenir glass (for ages 21 and over only).
Drinks by the glass will also be available for purchase during the event.
Hick's BBQ & Craft Urban will be on site serving food and there will be live music from Pat McKillan from 5:30-6:30pm and Back Country Roads from 7-9pm.
Guests may bring their own lawn chairs, but no outside food or drinks are permitted. This is an adults only event.
Tickets can be purchased at jonamacorchard.com.

 

6:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Twisted Hippo Pint Night
Chuck's Café, 8025 S. Cass Ave., Darien, IL 331-431-4000 🌎
Help us welcome for the first time ever to the lounge: Twisted Hippo!
We're going to be doing a special meet and greet and we'll be tapping The Bee's Sleaze & Plumpass
Join us beginning at 6pm; purchase either on tap and get a FREE Twisted Hippo glass!